Castleton, VT 05735
Located in Castleton, Vermont, Castleton University is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 2116 and 2017 students were accepted.
Castleton University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $10,248 and fees $1,066. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,656 and $1,066 respectively.
|Campus LocaleTown: Distant|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
The Castleton State College nursing program offers two BSN tracks: a four year baccalaureate degree program and an RN to BSN transition program for Registered Nurses who already have an Associate of Science in Nursing Degree or a Nursing Diploma.
The BSN program is intended to equip students to meet the demands of a career in nursing. Students who successfully complete the program are eligible to apply to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses to be a licensed Registered Nurse.
- High School Diploma
- Class standing in the upper quarter
- Official transcripts for high school and college level coursework
- Combined Critical Reading and Math SAT scores
- Evaluation of college level coursework completed in the past
Candidates for the RN to BSN transition program are required to have a current and unencumbered Registered Nurse license from the state of Vermont as well as transcripts for all prerequisite courses.
RN to BSN candidates will be evaluated on an individual basis and the time and number of previously completed credits may vary from candidate to candidate. All licensed Registered Nurses accepted into the transition program will be awarded 34 credits towards the completion of the BSN degree.
RN to BSN
Castleton State College Associate's Degree program is approved by the Vermont State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. The School Currently Offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Associate in Science in Nursing.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a Dual Degree Nursing Program. Fourth-year students graduate at the end of year three with an associate degree; sit for the NLEX-RN licensing exam, and continue to complete the baccalaureate degree as registered nurses.
- Combined Critical Reading and Math SAT scores of 1000 or above.
- Graduation from high school in the upper quarter of class.
- Evaluation of prior post-secondary course work.
- Interview with a faculty member from the nursing department
The Associate in Science in Nursing is a 2 year program and approved by e Vermont State Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). And the Admission requirements are the same for this program.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). Each student should refer to the state in which she/he plans to take the NCLEX-RN examination upon graduation for specific requirements. State Boards of Nursing have the sole authority to grant graduates the opportunity to take the NCLEX-RN examination
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Associate's degree||93|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Bachelor's degree||18|
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Castleton University
Vermont Technical College - Bennington Campus
36.69 miles away
Vermont Technical College
36.73 miles away
SUNY Empire State College
47.33 miles away
Vermont Technical College - Williston Campus
58.37 miles away
University of Vermont
60.16 miles away
Keene State College
65.3 miles away
Plymouth State University
75.12 miles away
SUNY College at Plattsburgh
76.11 miles away
Granite State College
87.78 miles away
University of Massachusetts-Amherst
90.62 miles away
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
07/01/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/22/2014 - Current
|SAT: Critical Reading430 to 528|
|SAT: Math430 to 540|
|SAT: Writing410 to 510|
|ACT Composite17 to 24|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
Cost (Net Price)
$16,118Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$11,363|
|30k to 48k$13,991|
|48k to 75k$17,799|
|75k to 110k$19,090|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
The Vermont Educational Loan Repayment Program for Health Care Professionals is funded by the Department of Health of the State of Vermont and is administered by the University of Vermont [...]
Applicant must be a resident of Orleans County, VT who will attend a licensed nursing assistant program within Vermont. Financial need must be demonstrated.
Applicant must be a resident of Vermont pursuing a degree in nursing at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement, financial need and community service [...]
Selection is based upon academic achievement. Applicant must agree to practice in Vermont for a minimum of two years after graduation.
Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in licensed practical nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, registered nursing, speech language pathology, or social [...]
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Vermont state board of nursing